7 — Kentucky’s ranking in KenPom’s Adjusted Defense rating. UCLA is ranked 79th.
7-6 — Kentucky’s all-time record vs. UCLA. Calipari is 3-3 vs. the Bruins and Alford is 3-2 vs. Kentucky. They’ve met only twice in the NCAA Tournament: UCLA defeated UK in the 1975 title game and UK defeated UCLA in the Sweet 16 on their way to a National Championship in 1998.
10 — Turnovers UCLA has committed in two NCAA Tournament games. Kentucky has 19 in the tournament. The first time the two teams played, Kentucky won the turnover battle, committing 9 turnovers to UCLA’s 18.
11 — Number of Sweet 16 wins by John Calipari, the second-most by any coaches remaining, one behind Roy Williams. Steve Alford is 0-3 in the Sweet 16.
13.8, 10.5 — Bam’s average in points and rebounds during Kentucky’s 13-game winning streak. He has five double-doubles during the streak, with a double-double in both NCAA tourney games.
15 — Consecutive games John Calipari has won in the FedEx Forum dating back to his 25-point win over Tulsa in the 2009 Conference-USA Tournament final.
76 — Lonzo Ball’s shooting percentage through two NCAA Tournament games. He’s only missed four shots, and two of them were three-pointers.
19 — Malik Monk’s three-point shooting percentage in the month of March.
19.6 — Points per game De’Aaron Fox is averaging since the regular season finale at Texas A&M.
21.6 — How many assists UCLA records a game, the most in the NCAA since Kentucky won the 1996 National Championship.
42 — The opponents’ average field goal shooting percentage for both teams.
56.1 — UCLA’s average field goal shooting percentage in the NCAA Tournament. Their 52.1 shooting percentage this season is the highest in the nation.
175.4 — The two teams combined average points per game. The over/under in Vegas is 166, depending on the outlet.